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Afghanistan secured their maiden World Cup semifinal spot as they defeated Bangladesh (8 runs) in their final Super 8 fixture of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. In their knockout clash of the tournament, they will be up against South Africa on Thursday, June 27. Afghanistan, under the leadership of Rashid Khan, registered some of the most notable wins in the current season. 

Afghanistan's greatest wins in history

Now that the South Asian team is set to play their first-ever World Cup semifinal, let’s have a look at some of their most notable wins in cricket history. 

91-run win over Sri Lanka in 2018 Asia Cup

91 run win over sri lanka in 2018 asia cup sportstiger

Afghanistan took down Sri Lanka in the 2018 Asia Cup in Abu Dhabi by a huge margin of 91 runs. In the game, Afghanistan batted first and posted a total of 249 runs, owing to a fantastic 72-run knock from Rahmat Shah. The bowlers did rest of the damage and bundled out their counterparts for 158. Rashid Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman picked two wickets each.